He's being called "Obama on the Maas River." Ahmed Aboutaleb is the first Muslim to become a mayor in Holland. Emily Kopp reports on this Muslim immigrant from Morocco who's shattering the political glass ceiling.
The civil war in Sierra Leone lasted a decade. The former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor, is on trial for war crimes committed during the conflict. The Hague is hearing the case and Thursday British supermodel, Naomi Campbell testified.
Across the world, scientists are trying to determine where seasons are shifting. Spring arriving earlier, winter arriving later — it's happening in many countries. Now, the question is, what will be the consequences of that change.
If America defaults on its debt this week, it won't be the first economic superpower to do so. Imperial Spain was a chronic defaulter in the 16th and 17th centuries, and this helped lead to its downfall.
The US Secret Service has had a rough time of late. Just last week, three agents were sent home from a trip to The Netherlands after one agent was found passed out in the hall. Another incident in Miami a few weeks before led to two agents being given sobriety tests on the side of the road. All of this comes in the shadow of a 2012 incident where agents were accused of patronizing prostitutes in Colombia.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports on some surprises in the European parliamentary election results this week. Some far-right, anti-Islamic parties made unexpectedly strong showings, and that's fanned fears among European Muslims.